Ref.: Michael Sweeney
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Series: Instrumental Jazz
Bb, Eb and C Instruments
Format: Softcover with CD-ROM
Arrangers: Michael Sweeney, Paul Murtha
Welcome to the exciting world of jazz improvisation! This play-along book will help you get started creating your own improvised solos. The recordings feature professional jazz players performing well-known jazz classics and provide an excellent model for playing in a jazz style. In addition, sample solos are provided as a guide for creating effective melodies. An added feature on the CD-ROM is the Amazing Slow Downer software program for changing the tempo of any of the recorded tracks - when used in your computer, ASD allows you to adjust the tempo to suit your needs as you progress through the book.
• Play-along CD with choice of full recording (with melody) or rhythm section only
• Tempo adjustment software (computer required)
• Sample written solos and improvising hints
• Rhythm book includes bass lines, piano voicings, and drum patterns
Includes 10 blues classics: All Blues • Bags' Groove • Blue 'N Boogie • Blue Monk • Blues in Frankie's Flat • Blues in the Closet • Cold Duck Time • St. Louis Blues • Straight No Chaser • Tenor Madness.
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